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 810 Grant McConachie Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron

810 Grant McConachie Squadron has molded hundreds of youth over the last 50 years into leaders of the future.

Cadets will explore aviation, survival, instruction, leadership, marksmanship and many other skills throughout their time with the cadet program.

 

In person training has resumed. Please contact 810air(at)cadets.gc.ca if you have any questions.

Applications for regristation for next year will be accepted at the begining of July.


 

Registration

We are no longer accepting registeration for this year as training is coming to an end. However, we will be starting to accept new cadet applications at the end of June. 

 

COVID-19

Cadets and Volunteers that attend any in-person events must report to the Squadron if they receive a positive result COVID-19 test.

Report positive results here: https://810air.ca/covid19-contract-tracing (Link is also in the menu).


Getting Started

Information for prospective Cadets and Parents

Weekly Announcements

Events, training information, and more happening this week.

Contact Us

Details on how and when to contact the squadron.

About 810 and Air Cadets

Learn more about 810 Air Cadet Squadron and the Royal Canadian Air Cadets, the programs we offer, and how you can get your child involved. 

The three aims of the air cadet program are to:

  • Develop in youth the attributes of good citizenship and leadership
  • Promote physical fitness
  • Stimulate an interest in the air element of the Canadian Forces
Cadet Ceremony

Attention Parents and Guardians of Cadets:

The key way for the squadron to provide up-to-date information regarding training, events, and other program information is through our email list. If you have an active cadet (or are thinking about enrolling your child), you should be signed up to this list. 

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A Note From Supply

For virtual training, cadets are asked to wear their I Am 810 Tshirt(if you have one). For those who do not have this shirt, a navy blue tshirt or nice shirt is recommended. 
 
You do not need to do anything, supply staff will find you when it is time to be measured.
The Cadet Dress Regulations outlines the standards to meet with wearing the uniform. How to lace boots, tie a tie, sew badges, how to wear your hair, etc. See: Cadet Dress Regulations

Uniform Care

Do not cut pant legs, they must be hemmed only.  

Do not glue badges onto the tunics, they must be sewn only.

Washing - your cadet uniform washes very well and looks better the more it is washed.  It is expected that all parts of your uniform are washed regularly and you should be washing your short sleeve shirt every week.        


Weekly Announcements

Check here often for updated information on cadet activities. If youa re going to be absent, please report it here: Report an Absence

We are now back to in person training,

LHQ Weekly Training Night - Wednesday May18, 2022

Dress : Sports Gear

Training Schedule : May 18, 2022 

LHQ Weekly Training Night - Wednesday May 25, 2022

Dress - FTUs

Training Schedule : May 25, 2022

The Squadron is now located at Allendale School: 6415 106St Edmonton, AB.


 Summer Cadet Training

For information about the summer cadet training courses and to see if your registered cadet is eligible for this please go to: Cadet Activity Programs Summer 2022 - Canada.ca

Cadet Activity Program - Levels 1 and 2  please fill in this form if you are interested - https://forms.gle/rCXMKQDiuZv5XXLv5 

Also please go to this link to view the policy for vacinnes for over night summer cadet training courses: https://www.canada.ca/en/department-national-defence/services/cadets-junior-canadian-rangers/cjcr-policy/cancdtgens/2022/cancdtgen005-22.html

New Cadet Registration will begin in July 2022. 


Squadron Activities

FTX New Addition - May 28 &29, 2022

Timings -

Saturday 0830 - 1630 hrs (Levels 1 and 4)

Sunday 0830 - 1630 hrs (Levels 2 and 3)

Dress - FTUs 

Bring notepad and water bottle. More detailed equipment list will follow.

Band

Every other Mondays at 1900 -2100 hrs

Location:  Allendale School: 6415 106St Edmonton, AB.

Intent form:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSekZAqk7MS_Qqow2-yQEBtdjSk0OVD5a2Z8reO3ZDyMDmGFIQ/viewform?

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Level Training Resources

Level Training Resource page will have information provided in the classes posted here. Recordings of the lessons will also be posted. 

Items may include worksheets, hand outs, activity pages, etc. 

Level Resources Page

What Makes 810 Special?

For over 46 years, 810 Grant McConachie Squadron has molded hundred of Alberta youth into the leaders of the future. Cadet training explores aviation, survival, instruction, leadership, marksmanship, and many other skills. 

Children between the ages of 12 and 18 are eligible for the program and mandatory training is on Wednesday evenings at Kenilworth School in Edmonton.